Singers have the maintenance and performance needs of an athlete, a highly social career that has them continually surrounded by lavish food, and they tend to be deeply hedonistic by nature. Here are some strategies for designing healthy eating habits in the face of it all.
Opera’s true relevance lies in the inherently transformative power of the acoustic human voice - an experience of visceral, as opposed to virtual, reality. It is a potentially ecstatic, cathartic experience of inestimable value.
Sports science offers outstanding tools that can help anyone improve alignment, breathing and kinesthetic awareness. Like me, many singers unfortunately grow up with a poor relationship with fitness. If you look at fitness as an extension of what you do in the practice room, you can forge a new, empowering relationship with exercise.